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#2 No Child Left Behind was not something I would ever call an "achievement", though its co-sponsor, Ted Kennedy might. I lump it more with the Medicare Drug Benefit Bush gave us.
Aside from judges and the war on terror, there was little to like about Bush. Tax cuts were nice, but offset more than tenfold by runaway spending and Bush's unwillingness to veto anything.
Posted by Iblis 2009-02-26 12:49||
#3 Sorry, but the GOP is going the way of the Whigs. Observe the pundit and inside the beltway self-anointed crowd feeding frenzy to "define" the party now that they're out of power. The aforementioned group hates Palin, Jindal and Joe the Plumber, and if they can't be "the deciders," they'll kill the GOP for not putting them in charge. Rank and file conservatives like me are well and truly fucked. At least the money I'm not sending the GOP will put a tiny dent in the huge tax increases we will all soon suffer because the GOP has no soul...
#4 I'm not much of a republican either, but I will support them because they are right now the only group standing in the way of socialism. So save your money and give it up later in taxes to the machine. Both Senators and 3 of 4 reps. from my state are republicans and have voted correctly (no)in my view on all the insanity. They need my support.
Posted by bman 2009-02-26 14:46||
#5 Both my Sens are lib-pinkos. My rep McCotter is pretty good but I was upset when he voted for the auto bailout - being from MI I knew 99% he would - that's his constituency even though being an absentee MI voter and having plenty of fam in the big-3 I still thought the auto industry needed to sink or swim on it's own.
I'll vote for anyone whose fiscally conservative, genuinely understands & supports the U.S. const as it was written, (therefore is pro-gun) & pro-mil - those are my personal pet rocks.
Posted by Whineper Prince aka Broadhead6 2009-02-26 21:35||
#6 Our choices seem to be limited to the party of "borrow and spend" and the party of "BORROW, TAX AND SPEND". I prefer the GOP, I guess ...
Posted by DMFD 2009-02-26 22:23||
#7 No, DMFD. Our choices are between the war party and the surrender party. I don't know who I would've voted for the first time FDR was elected, but the second and third times I would definitely have voted for the warmonger.